When Parents Separate: Further Findings from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth
Figure 1.2 Distribution of children according to parents' conjugal status at the child's birth for various cohorts of children, NLSCY, Cycles 1 and 3, Inter-regional variations through time
- Between 1983-84, Direct Marriage accounted for 60%, Marriage preceded by cohabitation accounted for 25%, Common-law union accounted for 9% and Not in union accounted for 6%.
- Between 1997-98, Direct Marriage accounted for 35%, Marriage preceded by cohabitation accounted for 34%, Common-law union accounted for 22% and Not in union accounted for 10%.
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